The Innovation versus Litigation Debate

April 30, 2009

Last year, the Supreme Court, in its decision on Riegel v. Medtronic, essentially said that approval of a medical device by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration pre-empts liability cases … Continued

Medicare Part D Popularity is Instructive

April 29, 2009

Born out of political controversy and a litany of pundit predictions that it would never work (plans wouldn’t participate, seniors would be too confused by the choices, costs would be … Continued

The Washington Post Weighs In On Health Reform

April 27, 2009

The Washington Post editorial page took a strong position this morning on the role of a government-run health insurance option as part of healthcare reform.  Essentially, the Post asserted what … Continued

The Medicare Access Issue

April 25, 2009

Dr. Marc Siegel, an associate professor of medicine at New York University’s Langone Medical Center, raised some interesting points in a commentary piece last week. He points out, utilizing data … Continued

Welcome to Prognosis

April 24, 2009

According to those in the know on such things, there is a new blog created every half-second.  That means 175,000 new blogs are finding a home on the Internet every … Continued